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Waukegan To College creates brighter futures for students, families, and communities by preparing students to enroll in and graduate from college.
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We have our very first Golden Apple Scholar! Abraham was recently named a Golden Apple Scholar and will now be part of a network of teachers that will be able to help guide him on his path to becoming a teacher. Congratulations Abraham!
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Waukegan to College Jun 13
Last night we held our Year End Celebration where we celebrated students, volunteers, & anyone who has helped along the way. We are grateful to everyone that makes it possible to keep celebrating each year & helps us reach our goal of creating brighter futures for our students!
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Waukegan to College Jun 8
After a year of hard work, our Khan Academy Class of 2018 got to celebrate their success at The People's Choice Family Fun Center Waukegan! Our math enrichment program would not be possible without the generosity of our volunteers Jerry Witter & Chris Anderson!
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Waukegan to College Jun 6
Our students attended the Motivate Me Conference at last weekend. The conference included breakout sessions as well as a college fair. It was a great opportunity for our freshmen and sophomores!
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Waukegan to College May 30
More W2C students and parents volunteered at a project over the holiday weekend. We are looking forward to seeing the final reveal!
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Waukegan to College May 21
Over the weekend we took a drive to Evanston to visit & their student chapter of Engineers Without Borders. The students met with us to discuss their experiences & show us around campus. We are very thankful to the students that helped make this trip possible!
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Waukegan to College May 15
For our May workshop we held a Career Day event with our students! Professionals from different fields joined us to share experiences from their careers with our students. Many thanks to all of our guests for joining us during our May workshop!
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Waukegan to College May 9
W2C student, Marlenny, recently submitted an essay for the 2018 Student Opinions contest and was selected for 3rd place. Marlenny's essay as well as the other winning essays can be found by following the link. Congrats to Marlenny!
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Waukegan to College May 2
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Waukegan to College Apr 30
A big thank you to the Foundation and Regin Igloria for hosting us last Friday. Our students met with author Lan Samantha Chang. Chang discussed her experiences as a writer and shared some words of wisdom with our students.
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Waukegan to College Apr 29
Today is the day! Show this flyer at Chipotle on 940 South Waukegan Road in Waukegan from 4pm-8pm and 50% of the proceeds will go towards supporting Waukegan to College!
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Waukegan to College Apr 23
We hope you can join us at our next fundraiser. Present this flyer when placing an order at the Chipotle located on 940 South Waukegan Rd, Waukegan, IL. Join us this upcoming Sunday April 29th between 4pm-8pm and 50% of your total will go towards supporting Waukegan to College!
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Waukegan to College Apr 20
As comes to an end, we would like to take a moment to recognize our volunteers and celebrate all the great things they do for our students! A big thank you goes out to each and every one of our volunteers!
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Waukegan to College Apr 19
Be a part of the celebration! Join us at Glen Flora Country Club on October 20th! Celebrating 10 years of First-Generation Success.
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Waukegan to College Apr 18
We are so proud of Brandi and everything that she has accomplished as our AmeriCorps service member!
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Waukegan to College Apr 11
We took a visit to the plant in Kenosha, WI this week! Our students participated in a tour of the facilities and learned about careers and internships available at Ocean Spray. Many thanks to our hosts for welcoming us into their workplace!
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Waukegan to College Apr 3
Last week we held our first ever College Week for juniors! College week covered storytelling, career exploration, interview prep, and a college visit to @LFCollegeCollege week would not have been possible without the generosity of volunteers who donated their time and talents!
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Waukegan to College Mar 30
College visits are essential in putting together a list of where a student will apply during their senior year. To help out our juniors with their list, we took them to visit !
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Waukegan to College Mar 29
We have spent the last few days learning about the practice of law! We got the chance to practice our skills as a jury during a mock civil trial. A big thank you goes out to the Lake County Bar Association for hosting us & teaching our students about careers in the legal field.
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Salvi Law Mar 29
Partner Jennifer Ashley gave a presentation to local middle school students in the program about what it is like to be a trial lawyer. As part of her presentation, Jennifer helped the students take part in a mock trial!
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